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Materia Medica by Allen
(kali-br)POTASSIUM BROMIDE K. BR.
Adapted to large persons inclined to obesity; acts better in children than in adults.
LOSS OF SENSIBILITY, fauces, larynx, urethra, entire body; staggering, uncertain gait; feels as if legs were all over sidewalk.
Nervous, restless; cannot sit still, must move about or keep occupied; HANDS AND FINGERS IN CONSTANT MOTION; FIDGETY HANDS (fidgety feet, Zink.) ; twitching of fingers.
Fits of uncontrollable weeping and profound melancholic delusions.
Loss of memory; FORGETS HOW TO TALK; absentminded; had to be told the word before he could speak it (Anac).
Depressed, low-spirited, anxious, "feel as if they would lose their minds."
Inco-ordination of muscles (Gels.); nervous weakness or paralysis of motion and numbness.
Restlessness and sleeplessness due to worry and grief, loss of property or reputation, from business embarrassments (Hyos.).
NIGHT TERRORS OF CHILDREN (Kali p.) ; grinding teeth in sleep, screams, moans, cries; horrible dreams, cannot be comforted by friends. Somnambulism (Sil.).
Spasms: from fright, anger or emotional causes in nervous plethoric persons; during parturition, teething, whooping-cough, Bright's disease.
Epilepsy: congenital, syphilitic, tubercular; usually a day or two before menses; at new moon; headache follows attack.
Cholera infantum, with reflex irritation of brain, before effusion; first stage of hydrocephaloid.
Daily colic in infants about 5 A. M. (at 4 P. M., Col., Lyc).
Nervous cough during pregnancy; dry, hard, almost incessant, threatening abortion (Con.).
Stammering; slow, difficult speech (Bov., Stram.).
Acne: simplex, indurata, rosacea; bluish-red, pustular, on face, chest, shoulders; leaves unsightly scars (Carbo an.) ; in young fleshy persons of gross habits.
Often curative after Eugenia jambos in acne.